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Friday, June 14, 2013

We loved SaPa Valley of Vietnam and this good cause...



Please like this Facebook page of SAPA BACKPACKERS. We met Peter Thuong in SaPa valley, north of vietnam last year in his SaPa Coffee Corner, a non-profit org dedicated to teach English to street children in Sapa Valley, where one source of livelihood there is tourism. They now have Sapa Backpackers and Peters Coffee Corner, a Non-Profit Organisation supporting Minority Kids with Food, Shelter and free English-Classes where children can now sleep and learn. Also they can accommodate (Page says at 3$ a night) tourists as well as volunteers. If you happen to go to Hanoi this year, make it a point to go to Sapa too!


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Here are some of our photos when we passed by Peter Coffee Corner in SaPa when we had our vacation last July 2012. We stopped by and were offered the Vietnamese Mountain Tea which is bitter but has a surprising nice taste.




My friend Bernadette sitting beside Peter. This makeshift coffee corner is facing the small classroom where minority children were taught basic English so they can communicate with tourists. Tourism is one source of income for the minorities in SaPa Valley.

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The colorful classroom. There is no Philippine Flag yet, so we added ours right away!

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The appointed painter! Hahahaha....

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One of the announcements posted on the wall.

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Mabuhay Philippines affixed in the wall of Sapa View Coffee... 
Please check out for me if this is still on the wall, and let me know!

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